Opinion

Why democracy is weak in Pakistan?

By: Suhail Khan Mandokhel Democracy is not a universal fix. Political scientists have no any objection to this introductory statement. People in different countries can be found happier under authoritarians than they are under democrats. Most relevant example in explaining this paranormal fact is Rwanda, an African country, where economic structure beset with problems under democracy is now moving ahead ...

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Judging democracy in Pakistan: Conflict between the executive and judiciary

By:  Asal Khan Kakar The dismissal of chief justice in 2007 and other judges from the high court’s due to the emergency by president Musharraf turned these judges into the martyr of independence of judiciary. The restoration of judges in March 2009 after a long struggle which was supported by the lawyer’s movement, media and civil society turned them into ...

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Will Gwadar become Dubai or Somalia?

By: Ali Hassan Baloch Developing Pakistan’s backward province Balochistan’s coastal belt area Gwadar has been the focus of local and foreign media for more than a decade. Though, the focus of the media is the port more than the citizens of the Gwadar. Our government representatives and many economists describe the future of this city as Dubai of United Arab ...

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High-rated CPEC and low-rated education in Balochistan

 By: Faiz Jan Baloch China Pakistan long standing friendly relation shaped a game changing program by Chinese government’s full pledged cooperation towards its neighboring state Pakistan. The project’s main focus is almost in Balochistan, district Gwadar. Additionally, the departure of first cargo under the CPEC has been established western route to Gwadar. But deliberately, everyone has calmed down to educate ...

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Balochistan: Raising dropouts of Baloch females after primary school

By: Sana Samad   An alarming situation of huge dropouts of Baloch girls throughout Balcohistan, after primary-schooling has raised serious questions.  In response to this situation, everyone has given their own opinion, but this issue must be of government’s major concerns given the intensity of the issue.   However, due to continuous negligence and silence by the government, the issue ...

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Gwadar’s growing water war

By: Mariyam Suleman The heart of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) struggles with thirst after years of chronic water shortages and soaring rates of water-borne diseases. As the regional hub of global trade network enters a new phase of development, more people, and on-going construction work are using up the scant water supply. Due to a shortage of clean water, one ...

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The wave of crime in democratic state

By: Anwar Zaib After the independence of Pakistan and the different waves of constitution possessed Pakistan to adopt democratic system for the new burning state and after adopted the federal system of government for the state. For better understanding we should know first about federal system. In federal system the powers are distributed among the center and federating units and ...

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Will CPEC benefit Balochistan?

 By: Abdul Wahab Buledi China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a Chinese mega project which initially worth $ 46 billion. The value of CPEC is now worth $ 54 billion invested at Gawadar sea port through a network of 3000 km, also known as North South Economic Corridor based on one belt one route initiative. Balochistan being the most conflicted ...

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The oppressed Baloch pupils of Quaid Azam University Islamabad

By: Shafiq Zaib Baloch Balochistan is the richest province as to its natural resources but very poor owing to its mismanagement. Since ages, the masses of this province are confronting a number of tribulations. Such as education, health and many more conundrums have become the fate of the denizens of this province. Balochistan is considered as the black hole of ...

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Woes of Children in Balochistan

By: Sana Samad Undoubtedly, education leads toward development but it is unfortunate that the Baloch children are deprived of their fundamental right of education. Instead of going to school, they work in different places to survive. It is estimated that nearly 66 percent of Balochistan’s children do not attend schedule. The Advisor to the Chief Minister Balochistan on Education Sardar ...

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